David Fattal
CEO and Founder Leia Inc.
David is co-founder, chief innovator and CEO at Leia Inc., a Silicon Valley company developing a light field display technology platform for mobile, retail, automotive, education, medical and beyond. He previously spent 9 years at HP Labs working on various aspects of quantum computing and photonics and specializing in the manipulation of light at the nanoscale. He holds a PhD in Physics from Stanford University and a B.S. in theoretical physics from Ecole Polytechnique, France. David has always had a lifelong fascination for physics and was named French Innovator of the year 2013 by the MIT technology Review and featured on their list of 35 Innovators under 35 that same year. He holds over 100 granted patents and co-authored the textbook “Single Photon Devices and Applications”. He was awarded the French National Order of Merit in 2014 for developing the “Diffractive Lightfield Backlighting” concept.